Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Auntiejanes Red Relish

2 doz. red peppers
7 med. onions
3 cups white or cider vinegar
3 cups sugar
2 tbsp. pickling salt
2 tbsp. mustard seed.

Put pepper and onions through a processor
using a course blade. Simmer all uncovered
for 30 mins.
Process for 10 mins.
Makes 5 pints.

Mix with mayo and you have close to white spots triple O


1 small cabbage
1 carrot grated
1 stick of celery sliced
2 shallots grated
2 radishes sliced
a few fresh peas
1/4 cup olive oil
1 tbsp. mayo
2 tbsp.milk
2 tbsp. fresh parsley
2 tbsp. fresh chives
2 tbsp. fresh rosemary
salt and pepper

Saturday, July 09, 2011

Kwaai Braai Paai

with thanks to my South African friend, Hilton

2 Rolls Frozen Pie dough or your own
1 Pack Spinach
Cooked Chicken Fillets (Smoked Chicken Fillets may also be used)

1 Pack Diced Bacon
1 Onion
1 Red Pepper
1 Yellow Pepper
1 Pack Mushrooms
Feta Cheese
Mozzarella Cheese
Cheddar Cheese
Defrost dough on cutting board.
Fry onion, peppers and bacon.
Rosemary and Olive & pepper.
1. Lay half of spinach on dough.
2. Cut chicken fillets in strips and place onto spinach.
3. Lay onion and bacon mixture next.
4. Next, mushrooms.
5. Layer the three cheeses next.
6. Finally, the other half of the spinach.
7. Place second roll of dough on top and paint with beaten egg or milk.
8. Close dough all around, like a parcel.
Use braiding with raised edges.
Braise over low heat high above the coals for about 15 minutes, turning frequently until golden brown. Or put into a pan in the oven 375 till cooked through.

Raspberry Jam

Made my Raspberry Jam yesterday. So nice to see my larder filling up.
Slow start this year with the weather being so cold. Apricots will be next.